Monthly Archives: November 2012

Grapefruit causes dangerous interactions with Medication

Doctors have warned of a “lack of knowledge” about the dangers of mixing some medications with grapefruit. The fruit can cause overdoses of some drugs by stopping the medicines being broken down in the intestines and the liver. The researchers … Continue reading

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Tai Chi Benefits Patients With Fibromyalgia

People with fibromyalgia may benefit from practicing tai chi, according to a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine. Fibromyalgia is a disorder characterised by muscle pain, fatigue, and other symptoms. People with fibromyalgia have chronic widespread pain, as … Continue reading

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Intermittent Fasting by Emma Young

For a healthier body and mind, forget food fads and try the age-old practice of going without. THERE’S a fuzz in my brain and an ache in my gut. My legs are leaden and my eyesight is blurry. But I … Continue reading

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Beta-Blockers don’t appear to Work

They have treated heart disease for 40 years, but it now seems that beta blockers don’t work. What went wrong? IT IS very rare for new evidence to question or even negate the utility of a well-established class of drugs. … Continue reading

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